By Amy Forsythe, Public Affairs Officer, MCTSSA

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — The Chief of Naval Research designated Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity as a Technical Activity earlier this summer. This designation authorizes MCTSSA to engage with industry and educational institutions for technology transfer activities and opportunities.

Amy Forsythe served three tours in Afghanistan (2003, 2013, 2018).

by Amy Forsythe

There’s a reason why Afghanistan is often referred to as the “Graveyard of Empires.” After nearly 20 years, the U.S.-led effort has accepted the hard truth about this region.

I have mixed emotions about recent reports coming out of Afghanistan about the “orderly withdrawal” of U.S. forces…

By Amy Forsythe, Public Affairs Officer, MCTSSA

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity hosted a team of design experts who tested the network connectivity of the portable expeditionary fabrication lab, otherwise known as XFAB, on Camp Pendleton, April 5–9, 2021.

The XFAB is a self-contained, transportable…

by Amy Forsythe, Public Affairs Officer, Marine Corps Systems Support Activity

Many of the officer billets at Marine Corps Systems Command and Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity are filled with Marines who recently graduated with a master’s degree from Naval Postgraduate School, located in Monterey, California.

When Marines complete…

How pushing through mistakes helps us prevent making new ones

By Amy Forsythe

I’ve spent many years working as a TV reporter for military and civilian media outlets which forced me to adopt a ‘keep rolling tape’ mentality.

When recording a stand-up or on-camera segment, I would often times stumble…

Amy Forsythe

Award-winning digital media content creator. Writer. Author. Speaker. Combat veteran and global traveler.

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